Jisho

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8 strokes
Radical:
woman, female
Parts:
Variants:
elder sister
Kun:
あねはは
On:
Jōyō kanji, taught in grade 2
JLPT level N4
1473 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 姉 【シ】 honorific suffix used after the name of a woman of equal or higher status
  • 姉妹 【シマイ】 sisters
  • 従姉 【ジュウシ】 cousin (older female)
  • 兄姉 【ケイシ】 brother and sister

Kun reading compounds

  • 姉 【あね】 older sister, elder sister
  • 姉さん 【ねえさん】 older sister, elder sister, young lady, miss, ma'am
  • 大姉 【おおあね】 eldest sister

Readings

Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
zi3
Korean:
ja

Spanish

  • hermana mayor

Portuguese

  • irmã mais velha

French

  • soeur aînée
413 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese (Florence Sakade)
146 A Guide To Reading and Writing Japanese 3rd edition (Henshall, Seeley and De Groot)
498 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
1329 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1207 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
120 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
154 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
847 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
3.15 Japanese for Busy People
407 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
411 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
77 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
438 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
336 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
210 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
253 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
420 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
6165 Morohashi
280 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1201 New Nelson (John Haig)
413 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
442 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
159 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
1744 2001 Kanji
3e5.8 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-5 SKIP code
1-3-4 SKIP code
4042.7 Four corner code
1-27-48 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
59c9 Unicode hex code

12 strokes
Radical:
step
Parts:
honorable, manipulate, govern
Kun:
おん-お-み-
On:
ギョ
Jōyō kanji, taught in junior high
JLPT level N3
1087 of 2500 most used kanji in newspapers

Speed

Stroke order

On reading compounds

  • 御 【ギョ】 honorific affix, honorific prefix
  • 御苑 【ギョエン】 imperial garden
  • 防御 【ボウギョ】 defense, defence, safeguard, protection
  • 制御 【セイギョ】 control (of a machine, device, etc.), control (over an opponent, one's emotions, etc.), governing, management, suppression, keeping in check
  • 御 【ゴ】 honorific/polite/humble prefix, honorific suffix
  • ご飯 【ゴハン】 cooked rice, meal
  • 甥御 【オイゴ】 (another person's) nephew
  • 大御 【オオイゴ】 older lady

Readings

Japanese names:
Mandarin Chinese (pinyin):
yu4
Korean:
eo, a

Spanish

  • prefijo honorífico
  • manipular
  • gobernar

Portuguese

  • honrado
  • manipular
  • governar

French

  • honorable
  • diriger
  • contrôler
1158 A Guide To Remembering Japanese Characters (Kenneth G. Henshall)
620 A New Dictionary of Kanji Usage
1628 Classic Nelson (Andrew Nelson)
924 Essential Kanji (P.G. O’Neill)
524 Japanese Kanji Flashcards (Max Hodges and Tomoko Okazaki)
1572 Japanese Names (P.G. O’Neill)
708 Kanji and Kana (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
721 Kanji and Kana, 2nd Edition (Spahn and Hadamitzky)
919 Kanji in Context (Nishiguchi and Kono)
632 Kodansha Compact Kanji Guide
703 Kodansha Kanji Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
422 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
529 Kodansha Kanji Learner’s Dictionary, 2nd Edition (Jack Halpern)
1410 Les Kanjis dans la tete (Yves Maniette)
10157X Morohashi
577 New Japanese English Character Dictionary (Jack Halpern)
1761 New Nelson (John Haig)
1398 Remembering The Kanji (James Heisig)
1500 Remembering The Kanji, 6th edition (James Heisig)
371 The Kanji Way to Japanese Language Power (Dale Crowley)
1530 Tuttle Kanji Cards (Alexander Kask)
2044 2001 Kanji
3i9.1 The Kanji Dictionary
1-3-9 SKIP code
2722.0 Four corner code
1-24-70 JIS X 0208-1997 kuten code
5fa1 Unicode hex code